Both Piaget’s Model of Cognitive Development and Kohlberg’s Model of Moral Development are outlined in stages, with one stage building off of the previous stage. Put yourself in the role of parent, teacher and juvenile justice judge and then in each role identify why it would be necessary to understand the cognitive/moral stage from which a child is operating. What are the most important aspects these development models for a parent, teacher and judge to be aware of? Provide examples and be sure to include specific stage characteristics.
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Child development has been a contextual matter for a very long time. However, Kohlberg and Jean Piaget’s models were coined in a bid to explain the child development stages. Parents are considered to be an individual’s initial pedagogues at birth. This is mainly because they are the first individuals an infant’s comes into contact with at birth. Piaget coined four stages of development that is the sensorimotor, preoperational, concrete and formal stages. In the sensorimotor stage the parents are considered as the….
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